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NextGen: Staying ahead requires Next Generation Leadership (RAAD Board Program)

Incumbent companies faces many challenges to stay ahead. Climate change threatens economic livelihood and political stability. Urbanization triggers issues about sustainability and resilience. And the dizzying speed of digital transformation is accompanied by radical economic and social changes. On the one hand, it has created a convergence of change, in which the major challenges are to reinvent yourself as a business, reshape how you are organized, and to define and redefine culture. On the other hand, it has increased the empowerment of individuals (customers and employees), the chance to broaden your playing field, and tremendous opportunities for incumbents with their trusted brands, scale, etc., to create long term value for all stakeholders.

Next Generation Leadership from finance professionals is needed in order to remain relevant and to create long term value for all stakeholders. We will have an informed discussion on the following themes:

  • Responsible leadership: transformational challenges and opportunities
  • Driving value creation: incumbents and scale ups moving the needle in the value chain
  • Cultural Transformation: diversity and inclusion, and four generations in the workplace

We will focus on what’s now, new and NEXT in the post-digital era during all NextGen Finance-sessions in 2020; e.g. in the field of sustainability, innovation, AI & Leadership.

Program and speakers

08.30 Registration
08.45 Introduction and welcoming by KPMG and moderator Kees Veraart, Regional Finance Director, Parker Hannifin
08.55 Keynote
Wim Bartels, partner Corporate Reporting, KPMG
09.15 Q&A and plenary discussion
09.45 Keynote
Arnoud Walrecht, director KPMG Sustainability - Circular Economy Lead, KPMG 
10.05 Q&A and discussion in subgroups about the role of finance in the transition to circular businessmodels
10.45 Coffeebreak
11.00 Case Vattenfall
Peter Smink, former CEO Vattenfall Netherlands
11.30 Discussion in subgroups
12.00 Wrap-up
12.15 Lunch
12.30 End program

Date and location
This event will take place on March 27, from 08.30-12.30, at our office in Amstelveen.

More information
If you would like to receive more information about this event, please contact Elle Eissens +31 20 656 8690 or by email.

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